Francis Kornegay

Senior Fellow, Institute for Global Dialogue, University of South Africa

In the US, he was a documentalist at the African Bibliographic Center and also served two stints as a congressional professional staffer with members of the Congressional Black Caucus. He headed up the South African office of the African-American Institute (1994–1997), subsequently working with a number of South African think tanks before ending up at the Institute for Global Dialogue.

Lead and co-lead two South African delegations to BRICS think tank and academic forums (2011, 2012).

He is an alumnus of the Wilson Center in Washington where he finished a co-edited book on Laying the BRICS of a New Global Order. Research interests: global geopolitics, economy and ecological issues.

Materials

Karanga Time? Zimbabwe Beneath the Surface
16.11.2017
What may really be at stake is the post-Mugabe balance of forces amongst the dominant Shona ethno-lingusitic national section of Zimbabwe which comprises several subnational clans which are virtual

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A Naïve Scenario for Overcoming Global Inequalities
12.10.2017
There is need for a common understanding of how rich-poor gaps tie in locally with geopolitical, economic and demographic dynamics fuelling tensions and conflicts along class, ethno-racial, gender and

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BRICS at Xiamen: A Reflection
07.09.2017
The 2017 BRICS summit in Xiamen continued the economic integration of the bloc, while at the same time also adding a more significant security dimension to it, Francis A. Kornegay, Jr., Senior

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